Members: Greg Liszt (banjo), Mike Barnett (fiddle), Sam Grisman (bass), Dominick Leslie (mandolin), Stash (Stanislaw) Wyslouch (guitar).
Banjo player Liszt attended Yale and earned a Ph.D from M.I.T. in Molecular Biology. He was a member of Bruce Springsteen’s live band for his “Seeger Sessions” tour. He is also a member of Crooked Still.
Barnett played fiddle with Jesse McReynolds at age 15. Later worked with the David Grisman Quintet and the Tony Trischka Band.
Grisman is the son of mandolin legend David Grisman.
Wyslouch came from a heavy metal music background.
They also produce an online bluegrass humor magazine called The Bluegrass Intelligencer.
2013, released first album Roll Me, Tumble Me for Rounder Records. Their previous albums (no label) were titled “The Bastard Masterpiece” and “Carry Me to Home.”
2013, bass player Sam Grisman was replaced by Adam Chaffins. Grisman moved to Nashville to pursue other musical interests.
2014, Sean Trischka (son of Tony) joined the band playing drums. Eli Bishop joined the group on fiddle.
2015, broke up with band members departing amicably for other endeavors. Banjo player Liszt performs with Crooked Still and teaches at the Berklee College of Music. Wyslouch released a solo project and performs with other bands in the New England area.